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Jaffer Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ja?far ‘spring’, ‘source’, ‘rivulet’. The warrior Ja?far ibn-Abi-?Talib died heroically at the Battle of Mota (629), holding aloft the Muslim banner proclaiming ‘Paradise!’

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Haffer, Taffe, Saffer, Huffer, Raffel, Duffer, Maffeo, Jasper, Jarmer

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Jaffer Family Origin

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Jaffer Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Jaffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Jaffer's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jaffer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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Jaffer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jaffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jaffer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jaffer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jaffer. For the veterans among your Jaffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jaffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Jaffer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Jaffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jaffer in 1954 was 71, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jaffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jaffer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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